Whitehall Finance has announced the appointment of Mark Bennett to its sales team.

Bennett will join as Regional Sales Director and be responsible for sales, partnership development and leading on introducer relationships.

He has 25 years’ experience in the finance industry working on products such as invoice finance, trade finance, supply chain finance and specialist structured finance.

CEO Colin Levins said: “Mark’s knowledge, experience and enthusiasm is just what we need at this point on our journey.

“We have ambitious growth plans and bringing Mark into the team is just the start. I am very much looking forward to working with Mark and taking Whitehall Finance to the next level.”

Bennett has held previous positions at Santander, Aldermore Bank and Ultimate Finance.

He said: “I’ve been really impressed by Whitehall Finance’s offering, there is so much potential there and I am looking forward to getting started at such an exciting time for the company and the finance industry.”

Whitehall Finance’s head office is on Arlington Business Park in Theale, near Reading.